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Greenpeace scientist Dr. Rianne Teule measures radioactive levels of a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contains yellow powder that is 1000 times background levels of radiation.

 

We are calling for a full assessment of the situation at Tuwaitha and other nuclear sites in Iraq. Find out what we discovered on our trip in June and July 2003.

One member of the Iraq team writes, "How do you tell someone they can't stay in their own home anymore? How do you look someone in the eye when you know that what little they have, they should abandon, even though they have nowhere else to go? We had to do that today. Another day looking for nightmares, another day finding them..."

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Installing solar panels at a Sydney Games

Image | 26 June, 1998 at 1:00

Installing solar panels at a Sydney Games venue.

Vindmøllepark i Danmark

Image | 22 June, 1998 at 1:00

Vindmøllepark i Danmark. Danmark er et av de ledende landene innenfor utvikling av vindkraft.

Danish wind farm.

Image | 22 June, 1998 at 1:00

Danish wind farm.

Female Great Gray Owl hiding in the forest

Image | 15 June, 1998 at 1:00

Female Great Gray Owl hiding in the forest.

Young goshawks.

Image | 15 June, 1998 at 1:00

Young goshawks.

Female bear making marking a tree.

Image | 15 June, 1998 at 1:00

Female bear making marking a tree.

Greenpeace action against Indian nuclear

Image | 12 June, 1998 at 1:00

Greenpeace action against Indian nuclear tests, Taj Mahal.

Greenpeace action against Indian nuclear

Image | 12 June, 1998 at 0:00

Greenpeace action against Indian nuclear tests, Taj Mahal.

Greenteam protest action against driftnet

Image | 6 June, 1998 at 1:00

Greenteam protest action against driftnet fishing. Paper fish painted by children hanging in a fishing net.

Sellafield nuclear plant.

Image | 1 June, 1998 at 1:00

Sellafield nuclear plant.

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